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17 Things That Were The Absolute Worst For Every '00s Emo

Getting that perfect Myspace profile picture.

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1. Constantly being asked, "How do you see through all that hair?"

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2. A stud falling off of your studded belt.

3. Deciding which side of a double-sided poster from Kerrang! you would use.

4. Not being able to scream along to songs properly.

5. All the dyeing, straightening, and backcombing taking a toll on your hair.

6. Trying to get the perfect Myspace profile picture using a digital camera.

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If only front cameras had been a thing then.

7. And spending hours looking for a suitably emo Myspace layout.

8. Getting sweaty hands from wearing fingerless gloves in the summer.

9. And feeling like you were melting whenever you wore these on a hot day.

10. Never quite knowing if the lyrics you'd chosen would fit properly on your Converse.

And also getting told off by your parents for writing on the £45 shoes they bought you.
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And also getting told off by your parents for writing on the £45 shoes they bought you.

11. Your black clothes not matching.

12. Never being able to master those complicated Ryan Ross eyeliner looks.

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13. Having a blank gap on your wall of band posters.

14. Windy days being terrible in case someone saw both of your eyes.

15. Not being able to find your favourite band shirt among your other 20 identical ones.

16. Getting a gap in your perfectly styled emo fringe.

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17. And finally, hearing "it's just a phase".

Okay maybe it was, but still, rude.
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Okay maybe it was, but still, rude.